Nyamatusi Camp

Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

 

Emerging from the landscape along the ancient Zambezi River, Nyamatusi Camp sits as though it has always been part of the Zimbabwean environment. Though it only opened in 2019, Nyamatusi pays homage to the old, untouched ways of life in Mana Pools National Park through its use of local and sustainable materials. The camp itself is considered “semi-permanent,” meaning it can be easily removed from the environment at any time, leaving only footprints behind. Contributing to the African Bush Camps (ABC) Foundation’s efforts, Nyamatusi prioritizes conservation, education, and community empowerment.


At Nyamatusi Camp, life flows as freely as the Zambezi River. Water is a featured design element throughout the camp, and the pools and nearby river frequently attract herds of elephants. You can get in touch with the rhythms of nature on walking safaris through the bush, or by canoeing down the ancient waterways. The camp is an isolated establishment in the sweeping river environment, meaning you can experience authentic Africa with no interruptions. By utilizing solar power, water recycling, and local, sustainable building materials, Nyamatusi Camp promises a long future and minimal impact on the environment.

 

 

Highlights

 
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Luxury tented suites

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River views

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Private plunge pool

 

 

Details

 

Property Details

  • 6 luxury tented suites including:

    • En suite indoor/outdoor bathroom

    • Bathtub

    • Private plunge pool

    • Air conditioning

    • Mini bar

    • Private deck

    • Charging facilities in room

  • Solar power

  • Guide tent

  • From $520 per night (Green season)

Rates Include

  • Morning and afternoon game drives, walking safaris, canoe safaris, catch and release shore fishing

  • All meals and drinks, except premium imported spirits and champagne

  • Laundry

Regenerative Impact

  • Built using local, sustainable thatch and other materials

  • Semi-permanent construction means camp is easy to remove and makes a minimal impact on environment

  • 100 percent solar powered

  • Low energy lighting systems

  • Wastewater treatment and grey water recycling, 

  • Reduction of single-use plastics

  • Employs people living in at-risk communities

  • African Bush Camps donates $15 toward the ABC Foundation for each night of a stay

  • Committed to sustainable development through education, community empowerment, community infrastructure, and conservation 

  • Partners with the Precious Life Foundation to offer 6-month hospitality and catering internships for young women, leading to job offers with African Bush Camps

 
 

 

Top Activities

 
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Game drives

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Walking safaris

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Canoeing

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Bird watching

 

 

Member Perks

 
 

  • Special river side picnic 

  • Riverside wine tasting with your private sommelier